Press Reporter News Service
Panchkula, Might 30
The high-velocity winds with heavy rain that lashed the area on Saturday evening disrupted energy provide within the metropolis, moreover damaging automobiles and uprooting bushes.
Energy provide within the metropolis was disrupted for about 13 hours whereas in some areas, electrical energy was restored after 18 hours. Electrical energy Division officers mentioned the district suffered loss price lakhs as electrical energy poles, transformers and energy cables have been broken. Previous bushes within the metropolis witnessed the utmost injury.
The Metropolis SDO of the Electrical energy Division mentioned a transformer was broken in Sector 7 and several other energy cables had fallen close to Command Hospital. One other transformer held on a wall for about 22 hours close to Topiari and the Haryana Mandi Board workplace. The official mentioned the transformer can be put in on Monday. Equally, two poles have been damaged within the Industrial Space, Part 1, electrical energy wires have been broken in Sector eight and it took about 5 hours for workers to revive the ability provide within the space. The ability provide was additionally disrupted in Sector 10 as tree branches had fallen on electrical energy cables. The ability provide was restored after 15 hours within the sector. Residents of Sector 10 raised slogans in opposition to the Electrical energy Division as the ability provide from home numbers 240 to 260 and 451 to 464 was disrupted yesterday at 10.30 pm and could possibly be restored at 5.30 pm on Sunday. Vinod Kumar, a resident, mentioned regardless of a number of makes an attempt made to contact the XEN and SDO, nobody responded to the calls.
Flood lights within the cricket stadium on the Tau Devi Lal Sports activities Complicated additionally fell and their poles acquired twisted. The stadium is without doubt one of the foremost venues for internet hosting the U-18 Khelo India Video games. “The injury shall be assessed and shall be quickly repaired,” mentioned a senior official.
Greater than eight automobiles parked at Sector 9 have been broken as a boundary wall of the Andale Public Faculty fell on the autos. The entrance glass, bonnet and roof of the autos have been broken as folks had parked their autos alongside the wall.